Tales of the marvellous and news of the strange
Dating from at least a millennium ago, this title features the earliest known Arabic short stories, surviving in a single, ragged manuscript in a library in Istanbul. It features monsters, lost princes, jewels beyond price, a princess turned into a gazell...View in our Catalog
Backlands : a novel
by Shorr, Victoria, author.
"In this Bonnie and Clyde story of love and betrayal, a band of outlaws fights for control of the brutal Brazilian outback"--Amazon.com....View in our Catalog
by Park, Patricia (Fiction writer), author.
Jane Re--a half-Korean, half-American orphan--takes a position as an au pair for two Brooklyn academics and their daughter, but a brief sojourn in Seoul, where she reconnects with family, causes her to wonder if the man she loves is really the man for her...View in our Catalog
The woman who read too much : a novel
by Nak_h_java´ni´, Bahi´yyih, autho
Gossip was rife in the capital about the poetess of Qazvin. Some claimed she had been arrested for masterminding the murder of the grand Mullah, her uncle. Others echoed her words, and passed her poems from hand to hand. Everyone spoke of her beauty, and ...View in our Catalog
The rocks : a novel
by Nichols, Peter, 1950- author.
Set against dramatic Mediterranean Sea views and lush olive groves, "The Rocks" opens with a confrontation and a secret: What was the mysterious, catastrophic event that drove two honeymooners apart so suddenly and absolutely in 1948 that they never spoke...View in our Catalog
by Lebbon, Tim.
"In the darkness of a underground cave system, cut off from the world for millennia, blind creatures hunt by sound. Then there is light, there are voices, and they feed. Swarming from their prison, they multiply and thrive. To scream, even to whisper, is ...View in our Catalog
The sweetheart deal : a novel
by Dugan, Polly.
The Sweetheart deal is the heartrending story of how people move on in the wake of devastating loss -- and of what happens when the chance for love unexpectedly appears again....View in our Catalog
Kitchens of the great Midwest : a novel
by Stradal, J. Ryan, author.
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by Tem, Steve Rasnic, 1950- author.
Blood Kin is told from the dual points of view of Michael Gibson and of his grandmother Sadie. Michael has returned to the quiet Appalachian home of his forebears following a suicide attempt and now takes care of his grandmother--old and sickly but with a...View in our Catalog
by Winslow, Don, 1953-
A sequel to "The Power of the Dog" finds a drug lord's prison transfer to Mexico upsetting a precarious balance of peace and forcing a DEA agent to come out of retirement to stop the ensuing violence....View in our Catalog
The life and death of Sophie Stark
by North, Anna.
An unapologetic filmmaker uses the stories of those around her to create movies that bring her both critical acclaim and ire from the people whose secrets she has exposed. By the author of America Pacifica....View in our Catalog
The second sister
by Bostwick, Marie, author.
"Years of long workdays ... as a political campaigner are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey's boss is entering the White House. But when her estranged older sister, Alice, unexpectedly dies, Lucy is drawn back to Nilson's Bay, her small, close knit W...View in our Catalog
Written in the blood
by Lloyd Jones, Stephen, author.
"See the girl. Leah Wilde is twenty-four, a runaway on a black motorbike, hunting for answers while changing her identity with each new Central European town. See the man, having come of age in extraordinary suffering and tragedy in nineteenth-century Bud...View in our Catalog
Wishful thinking : a novel
by Wicoff, Kamy, author.
Jennifer Sharpe is a divorced mother of two with a problem just about any working parent can relate to: her boss expects her to work as though she doesn't have children, and her children want her to care for them as though she doesn't have a boss. But whe...View in our Catalog